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Hanna Walvatne

December 25, 1936 — November 26, 2021

Fergus Falls

Hanna Serena Walvatne, 84, of Fergus Falls, went to her heavenly home on Friday November 26, 2021.

Hanna was born on Christmas Day 1936 in Stavanger, Norway to Simmer and Marie Aasland. She grew up on a farm near Randaberg, Norway. She married Bjarne Hatlevoll on April 6th, 1955. A year later they moved to Canada and settled in Edmonton, Alberta. In 1968, Bjarne was tragically killed in a car accident, leaving Hanna with their 3 sons. In 1970, Hanna was married to Rev. Elwin Walvatne in Edmonton, where they welcomed their daughter. As the wife of a Lutheran Brethren minister, Hanna helped serve churches in Edmonton Alberta, Cooperstown, North Dakota, Malta, Montana, and Lake Mills, Iowa. They retired in 2003 and moved to Fergus Falls to enjoy retirement with family.

Hanna is survived by her four children; Ove Hatlevoll, Moorhead MN, Richard (Shellee) Hatlevoll, Fargo ND, Mark Steven (Lori) Hatlevoll, Moorhead MN, and Elizabeth Walvatne of Fergus Falls, MN; three grandchildren, Julie Hatlevoll, Aaron (Kara) Hatlevoll, and Casey Hatlevoll;  brothers, Jostein Aasland and Kaare (Carrie) Aasland; her in-laws Bernice Walvatne, Jim and Caroline (Walvatne) Rindahl, Norm Walvatne, Arlene Jorud, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Bjarne and Elwin; brother, Kjell, and In-laws, Atsuko Aasland, Rev. Richard Walvatne, Charlotte Walvatne, and Wayne Jorud.

Visitation: Friday, December 3rd at 12-2 PM

Funeral: Friday, December 3rd at 2 PM

Interment: Oak Grove Cemetery in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

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Visitation

Friday, December 3, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glende-Nilson Funeral Home (Fergus Falls)

301 E Washington Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 3, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glende-Nilson Funeral Home (Fergus Falls)

301 E Washington Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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